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No·ble

(nō'bĕl),
Charles P., U.S. gynecologist, 1863-1935. See: Noble position.

No·ble

(nō'bĕl),
Robert L., 20th-century Canadian physiologist. See: Noble-Collip procedure.

noble,

adj an archaic term referring to inert gases and precious metals.
noble metal,
Nocardia,
n a genus of aerobic nonmotile actinomycetes, which are transitional between bacteria and fungi. They are primarily saprophytic but may cause disease in man and other animals.
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Predicting a hot season for noble firs, the Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree Association said tree farmers expect to grow 5 percent more of them.
The higher demand for the noble fir will impact the prices of all species of trees,'' said association spokeswoman Melissa Love.
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